You may be a candidate for Outpatient Rehabilitation as your recover from injury or illness and you meet the following:

  1. Have a referral from your physician for physical, occupational, or speech therapy services
  2. Medically Stable to participate in Outpatient Therapies
  3. Determination that outpatient is the appropriate level of care to meet the needs of the patient
  4. Have functional goals to work towards
  5. Significant practical improvement is expected with participation in therapies
  6. Potential for continuing with home program recommendations after rehabilitation

A multidisciplinary team approach to care may include interventions to address difficulties or challenges with things, such as:

  • Mobility
  • Self-care
  • Activities of daily living
  • Independent living skills
  • Bowel and bladder management
  • Swallowing
  • Communication
  • Cognition
  • Behavior
  • Wheelchair management
  • Adjustment to disability

In addition, you and your family or support system demonstrate willingness to:

  • Participate in the outpatient rehabilitation treatment plan of care
  • Agree to abide by the policies and procedures of The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Rehabilitation Services
  • Be involved in goal-setting, ongoing treatment, modification of the treatment plan and follow-up care at all levels

The Outpatient rehabilitation team will review and evaluate your medical, clinical and psychosocial status to ensure you meet the requirements for successful rehabilitation. Length of stay is based on functional and medical goals and may vary depending on each individual's rehabilitation program.

We will work with you and your insurance to determine your eligibility for outpatient rehabilitation benefits.